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Case (Inrō) with Design of Ducks on Swirls

Signed Tōyō
(Japanese, active ca. 1764–71)

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application and mother-of-pearl inlay on red lacquer ground; Inside: Nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: H. 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); D. 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.684

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